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Maharishi Universityof Management

MBA in SAP Finance For internationals seeking US practical training internships

The MBA with SAP finance emphasis addresses the needs of international students who want to deepen their knowledge of business processes using enterprise software SAP, one of the world’s leading integrated information system platforms used in multi-national companies and international non-government organizations (NGOs).

This unique MBA for international professionals offers up to 2 years of authorized paid practical training with U.S. companies and extensive financial aid.

Our students also have the option to expand their knowledge in financial and managerial accounting and become fully-licensed Certified Public Accountants (CPA) or Certified Management Accountants (CMA).

How It Works

Students in this track start with an 8-month, full-time academic intensive on campus followed by up to 2 years of credit-bearing, full-time accounting internships with companies in the U.S.

Students engage in ongoing academic coursework to complete their degree requirements. International students can take advantage of training opportunities by means of authorized Curricular Practical Training (CPT).

The entire program is 2.5 years in length.


accounting-students4To qualify, candidates need two or more years of recent full-time work experience in an accounting department, business/financial analyst, SAP/ERP user/consultant or any related field.

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About the program director


Dr. Andrew Bargerstock is the Chair of the Accounting Department and Director of the MBA Program at MUM. He is a Certified Public Accountant and has been an executive with a Fortune 500 company, established two successful businesses, and consulted with many companies including Allstate Insurance, BJC Health System, W.L. Gore & Associates, US Patent and Trademark Office, and Virginia Department of Social Services.

He was one of two professors in the USA to be awarded the Lean Enterprise Institute’s (LEI) 2009 Excellence in Lean Accounting Professor Award. Recently, he published two research articles in lean accounting in Management Accounting Quarterly (2011, 2013). He also co-authored a management accounting ethics paper that was named IMA’s 2014 Carl Menconi Award: Best Case Study in Business Ethics (title: Watson Water Technologies). He continues to consult with organizations on implementing lean and lean accounting.

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